Hilary Van Dusen, Candlewick Press

Hilary Breed Van Dusen is a senior editor at Candlewick Press, an independent publisher that specializes in books for children. She acquires and edits middle grade and young adult fiction as well as nonfiction for the same age groups. She was previously an editor of children's books at Little, Brown and Company and of professional development books for elementary school teachers at Heinemann. She served as the assistant director of The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance and reviewed books for the Horn Book Magazine and Guide.